News / Pak drone shot down near the International Border in Gujarat’s Kutch: Police sources

Hindustan Times : Feb 26, 2019, 12:42 PM
The shooting down of the drone comes on the day IAF struck a Jaish camp in Balakote deep across LoC dropping 1,000 pound bombs in a thickly-forested hilltop. A Pakistani unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was on Tuesday shot down near the International Border in Kutch district of Gujarat. This comes within hours of Indian Air Force striking a Jaish terror camp in Balakote. On hearing a loud sound around 6am debris of UAV.

Earlier, combat jets of Indian Air Force bombed Jaish terror camp across the Line of Control on the Pakistani side, 12 days after Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed terror group carried out an attack on a CRPF convoy in Pulwama in Kashmir.

The IAF dropped 1,000 pound bombs in a thickly-forested hilltop that has eliminated a large number of terrorists in Balakote, the biggest camp of the terror group Jaish-e-Mohammed.

The strikes was carried out on the basis of credible intelligence and designed to target the Jaish camp without any civilian casualties, Gokhale announced hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a top security meet to review the cross-border strike.